Swakopmund - Day 37 November 20th 2008 Our B & B, the Princess Rupprecht Pension, was very comfortable and everything worked with Germanic efficiency. But we were anxious to get on so we set off early for the Toyota garage.
The service manager reacted immediately to our request to have the vehicles checked and allocated to us a young Afrikaner mechanic, Nicky, for as long as we needed. He spent about half an hour on my car going t ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Swakopmund South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more